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Review: could Epipen cause Arrhythmia?

We study 2,164 people who have side effects while taking Epipen from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Epipen

Epipen (latest outcomes from 2,186 users) has active ingredients of epinephrine. It is often used in allergies.

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) (latest reports from 291,856 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 2,164 people reported to have side effects when taking Epipen. Among them, 12 people (0.55%) have Arrhythmia. They amount to 0.00% of all the 287,494 people who have Arrhythmia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Arrhythmia in Epipen reports

Time on Epipen when people have Arrhythmia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Arrhythmia100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen * :

FemaleMale
Arrhythmia54.55%45.45%

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Epipen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Arrhythmia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.18%0.00%27.27%54.55%

Severity of Arrhythmia when taking Epipen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Arrhythmia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Fabry's disease (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Insomnia (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (6 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 41.67%)
  3. Digoxin (5 people, 41.67%)
  4. Aspirin (5 people, 41.67%)
  5. Tranxene (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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